Using components in an application

Components can be used in applications in a variety of ways. In this recipe, we'll see how to create a component and add it to a template.

How to do it...

To begin, we'll create a simple component that displays student information.

  1. In a new application, generate a new component:
    $ ember g component student-info
    

    All components must have a dash in their names. This will generate the student-info component. This stub will be created in the app/components and app/templates/components folders as well.

  2. Edit the student-info.js file in the app/components folder. Add a few simple properties:
    // app/components/student-info.js import Ember from 'ember'; export default Ember.Component.extend({ name: 'Erik', grade: 12, nickName: ...

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